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Old 04-09-2007, 08:03 PM   #1
Feb 2006
Bloomington, Indiana... for now
Posts: 66

I made a partial grain ESB Saturday. Brewing went great. Put 3 gallons of wort into 2 gallons of water. Stirred it around real good to aerate it. SG: 1.054. Temp: 72 degrees. Everything went peachy.

I used a Wyeast 1028 London Ale Smack Pack. I smacked the pack about 4 hours before I pitched, it was good and inflated. Pitched it directly into the wort.

That was Saturday at about 2:30 PM. 49.5 hours later, I still have no visible fermentation or krausen. Bad Yeast? Time to repitch?

Any advice appreciated!
Planning: Nothing. Can't brew again until 3/18/08. SWMBO commands it, I gotta drink the beer I have.
Primary: Graduation IIPA -- This is gonna be a very interesting beer.
Secondary: Fiat Tire
Bottled/Conditioning: SNPA Clone, Kiwi Kolsch

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Old 04-09-2007, 08:14 PM   #2
Jun 2006
South River, NJ
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Have you given the primary a good shake yet since pitching (after the initial shake)? Shake it upppp!!!
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~~~~~~~_/_______| |____NOW TRIPLE HOPPED______|~~~~~~~~~~
~~~___/[_]| 00 /| | \,,,/\,,,/\,,,/\,,,/\,,,/ |~~~~~~~~~~
~~|___|___|___/_| |___________________________|~~~~~~~~~~
~~|=(*)[________]==(*)(*)=| \________/=(*)(*)=|~~~~~~~~~~

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